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Pilita Corrales

Pilita Corrales

  • 1st Filipina celebrity-judge for the first nationwide search for the Philippine Idol (2006)
  • 1st Filipina to win in an international music festival (Tokyo Music Festival, 1972)
  • 1st Filipina to win the Best Performer Award at the Tokyo Music Festival (1972)
  • 1st Filipina and the 1st female artist to top the Australian pop music charts
  • 1st Filipina to sing in Caesars Palace, Las Vegas (1970s)

"Asia's Queen of Songs"

August 22, 1939

Cebu City, Philippines

HUSBAND: Gonzalo Blanco
DAUGHTER: Lourdes Jacqueline (Jackielou)

LOVER: Eddie Gutíerrez
SON: Ramón Christopher


Wikipedia Article on Pilita Corrales
IMDb Biography for Pilita Corrales
Philippine Idol: The phenomenon begins
The All That Refreshes: What Really Happened To Pilita
Awesome Filipino talent shines through even in shoddy venues

Did you know...

  • ...that President Noynoy Aquino was the first Filipino bachelor to become President of the Republic of the Philippines?
  • ...that Astronomer Armando Lee was the first Filipino Master of Science (MS) degree holder in Astronomy in the Philippines?
  • ...that race driver Marlon Stockinger was the first Filipino-Swiss race winner in the Michelin Formula Renault UK Championship?
  • ...that Joy Rojas was the first Filipina to run across 3,107 miles across the United States?
  • ...that boxing champion Manny Pacquiao was the first Filipino sports billionaire?
  • ...that José Rizal was given the label 'First Filipino' by Leon Ma. Guerrero, the first Filipino Ambassador to Germany?